- Open an xterm on your Mac
- Type the following command in the
ssh -X email@example.com
(Some student reports that
ssh -Y firstname.lastname@example.org
may work better)
(In either case, you must replace "username" with your
Emory user name).
- Log in with your password.
you will not see
any evidence that you are typing
(because the password is
however, letters are being entered
until you hit the
- After logging in, you can
verify that your
is working by running a simple X11 application: xlogo
Type in the command:
if you see a big X appear on the screen, you are good to go.
If you don't see the
xlogo, the common
- You did not forward
the X messages using the
- Some students report that the
-Y options works
better; I don't own a
Mac, so I can't give you any option on this.
You can try the
-Y option if the
fails to work.
- To open more terminals, type:
To edit a file with gedit, first cd to the
correct directory and then type:
gedit filename &
You can run javac, java,
bluej or anything else that's installed
on the MathCS lab.